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"You are truly trailblazers in your field of expertise and I applaud you for your boldness in taking on this task." Dr. Marshall Stewart NC Director for 4H

TestEdge(R) is a ground-breaking, supplemental test preparation and learning readiness program from HeartMath(R). Through innovative tools, techniques, and strategies, students learn to overcome test anxiety, resignation, and discouragement while improving focusing and listening skills. TestEdge boosts comprehension and problem-solving through effectively increasing clarity. TestEdge is research-based and is scientifically-validated to improve test scores, learning cycles, comprehension, listening skills, focus and attention, memory recall, and motivation to succeed.

Dialogue offers an extensive training and coaching program for students in grades 3 - 12+ using TestEdge. In addition to test performance and classroom learning improvements, students will learn how to manage their emotions with HeartMath's interactive computer technology system called Freeze Framer(R). These programs are useful for all students regardless of development.

"TestEdge has had a dramatic impact on students' ability to perform up to their capacity on high school exit exams, thus increasing the number of students who graduate with a diploma. This program is designed to equip students and teachers with the knowledge and skills to achieve emotional and mental balance; to improve academic performance, especially among disadvantaged populations, in such subjects as math, science, and reading; to assist students who have ADHD and other problems; and to counter the effects of violence, bullying, and similar behaviors on the school environment." Kathy Lesley, Assistant Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District


And Excerpted from Murder is No Accident
Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Howard R. Spivak
"You know, Dad, I risk my life every day when I go to school."


Were you aware that:
The United Nations has declared the first 10 years of the new millennium: "The decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World."

Do you believe that:
"We are all gambling with our children's lives. Every member of American society continues to participate in a high-risk game at the cost of our children's success or failure." Excerpted from Murder is No Accident by Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Howard R. Spivak

The Peaceful Education Project (PEP) is a fun and innovative project for schools based on the Source™ model for teaching conflict resolution, communication and listening skills. The model is a blueprint for implementing the PEP project. The project is a powerful training for students, families, resources, government, and communities that provides for experiences in emotional management, achievement, and creativity. PEP creates a powerful partnership between all participants and can be effective for one and for all.

PEP's Vision is to create a flourishing learning experience for all students so that they feel secure, productive, and hopeful.

PEP's Promises to hold the vision of a culture
- where every child learns to be productive, to experience their self-worth, and to be hopeful regarding their future
- where every teacher and staff member can contribute and teach, experience their worth, and feel fulfilled
- where every family is given the opportunity to love, honor and grow and
- where the community feels vibrant, valuable, and enriched.

"…the concepts and paradigms are aligned with many aspects of our Character Education curriculum and safe schools initiatives." Michael Ward, State Superintendent

"This is the kind of program necessary to instill hope and healing in our communities, as well as for our youth." Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Professor of Public Health Practice at the Harvard School of Public Health

For further details on these programs please call (919) 362-7133 or email

TestEdge is a registered trademark of the Institute of HeartMath